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South Africa's Professor Daya Reddy has been elected as the first President of the newly-formed International Science Council (ISC)

Prof Daya Reddy Elected as President of the International Science Council

South Africa's Professor Daya Reddy has been elected as the first President of the newly-formed International Science Council (ISC). The elections took place during the inaugural General Assembly in Paris, France (03-05 July 2018). The ISC was formed following the merger of the International Social Science Council (ISSC) and the International Council for Science (ICSU). Prof Reddy has held the position of President-elect of ICSU since 2014.

The NRF is also pleased to confirm that Dr Saths Cooper was elected to the cohort of Ordinary Members.

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2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063

The NRF, together with the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC); Department of Science and Technology (DST); and other partners, held the 5th African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day celebrations from 22 to 25 May 2015, hosted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ).

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